Mettur Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Salem, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Mettur is a Municipality city situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district. The Mettur city is divided into 30 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 14,282 families residing in the Mettur city. The total population of Mettur is 52,813 out of which 26,202 are males and 26,611 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Mettur is 1,016.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mettur city is 4286 which is 8% of the total population. There are 2216 male children and 2070 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mettur is 934 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,016).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Mettur is 83.6%. Thus Mettur has higher literacy rate compared to 72.9% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 90.02% and the female literacy rate is 77.34% in Mettur.

Population
52,813
Literacy
83.6%
Sex Ratio
1,016

Mettur Municipality has total administration over 14,282 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Mettur Municipality

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Mettur Municipality.

Total Male Female
Children 4,286 2,216 2,070
Literacy 83.6% 82.4% 71.3%
Scheduled Caste 10,261 5,068 5,193
Scheduled Tribe 222 113 109
Illiterate 12,241 4,610 7,631

Caste-wise Population - Mettur

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Mettur.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 10,261 5,068 5,193
Schedule Tribe 222 113 109

Religion-wise Population - Mettur

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Mettur is 46,702 which is 88.43% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Mettur is 1,889 which is 3.58% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Mettur as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 46,702 (88.43%) 23,194 23,508
Muslim 1,889 (3.58%) 958 931
Christian 4,076 (7.72%) 1,958 2,118
Sikh 5 (0.01%) 1 4
Buddhist 7 (0.01%) 4 3
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 3 (0.01%) 2 1
No Religion Specified 131 (0.25%) 85 46

Literacy Rate - Mettur

The total literacy rate of Mettur was 83.61% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 40,572 literates, males were 21,592 while females were 18,980. Also the male literacy rate was 90.02% and the female literacy rate was 77.34% in Mettur.

  Mettur Tamil Nadu
Female 77.34% 73.44%
Male 90.02% 86.77%
Total 83.61% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Mettur

The Sex Ratio of Mettur is 1,016. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,016 females in Mettur. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 934 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,016 ) of Mettur.


Child Population - Mettur

According to Census 2011, there were 4,286 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mettur. Out of which 2,216 were male while 2,070 were female.


Working Population - Mettur

In Mettur Municipality out of total population, 19,305 were engaged in work activities. 87.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 19,305 workers engaged in Main Work, 78 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 304 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 16,892 13,041 3,851
Cultivators 78 63 15
Agriculture Labourer 304 194 110
Household Industries 316 154 162
Other Workers 16,194 12,630 3,564
Marginal Workers 2,413 1,576 837
Non Working 33,508 11,585 21,923

Mettur Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Mettur is further divided into 30 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 625 87.4% 900
2 Ward No - 2 623 82.3% 997
3 Ward No - 3 2,821 80% 1,001
4 Ward No - 4 1,949 75% 945
5 Ward No - 5 1,093 78% 935
6 Ward No - 6 735 80.4% 1,036
7 Ward No - 7 1,354 80.6% 1,036
8 Ward No - 8 2,300 78.8% 1,032
9 Ward No - 9 1,271 70.7% 952
10 Ward No - 10 2,492 71.7% 926
11 Ward No - 11 1,247 78.4% 1,024
12 Ward No - 12 2,231 68.3% 1,008
13 Ward No - 13 2,078 78.5% 1,495
14 Ward No - 14 1,859 83.9% 1,001
15 Ward No - 15 1,307 81.1% 1,052
16 Ward No - 16 1,269 82.2% 1,077
17 Ward No - 17 1,520 80.9% 1,156
18 Ward No - 18 943 90% 1,138
19 Ward No - 19 2,442 82.4% 937
20 Ward No - 20 3,205 72.1% 978
21 Ward No - 21 2,915 72.9% 1,001
22 Ward No - 22 1,657 81.8% 1,026
23 Ward No - 23 1,389 76.2% 1,108
24 Ward No - 24 1,590 87% 951
25 Ward No - 25 1,390 77.6% 1,059
26 Ward No - 26 1,768 69% 1,044
27 Ward No - 27 1,476 79.1% 929
28 Ward No - 28 2,465 78.3% 1,020
29 Ward No - 29 2,888 69.4% 970
30 Ward No - 30 1,911 65.1% 956

Map of Mettur, Salem, Tamil Nadu


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